Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers to audio signals not being correctly transfered or not at all via Bluetooth or HDMI.

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Pulseaudio / wine stop / start issues

So I'm writing aliases so that I can start/stop pulseaudio for the purpose of running some Wine apps. My aliases currently look like: # Reload pulse audio devices alias rldpulsdev='sudo service ...
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Sound is not working in Ubuntu 14.04: suddenly stopped

The sound suddenly stopped working in my Ubuntu, so I googled and followed this link, but it doesn’t work for me. Output of aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA ...
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Insane creepy voices in Ubuntu [duplicate]

This is the most insane glitch i've ever seen. My friend's Ubuntu 14.04 has started endlessly continuing a creepy, staticky voice that repeats words in english, mainly numbers like "one hundred one". ...
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How do I get my video driver and audio drivers to be detected?

I recently upgraded my 14.04 trusty to 14.10 Unicorn due to an unfortunate proprietary drive installation mishap. now that I upgraded. my run time is slower, as well no game will load; as well as my ...
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Left laptop speaker, mute option and volume control not working

I'm working on an Acer Aspire E 15 on which I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have some issues regarding the audio. In particular: The left speaker is not working at all. If I plug some external ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my usb interface

I'm having trouble trying to make a M-Audio Fast Track MKII work in Ubuntu 14.04 I got a dell inspiron pc with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed with low latency kernel, and tweaked for audio and music ...
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Realtek ALC892: Crackling sound when starting music

I'm using a board with Realtek ALC892 for music playback. I installed the Realtek HDA drivers (3.0). Using shairport-sync with hardware mixer. Whenever I start audio playback I get a crackling noise ...
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USB Headset Speedlink Medusa NX not detacted

Hello you charming GNU/Linux users out there! I bought myself a new USB Headset - Speedlink Medusa NX, which has its own soundcard, but it won't be detected. I tryed to select it with alsamixer but ...
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I am not getting sound on lubuntu

I have a Dell Dimension 9150 computer.I am not able to get any sound on Lubuntu. The speakers work, they are turned on and are plugged in. Is there something I need to turn on in Lubuntu to make it ...
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Sound Broken on Thinkpad X250 on Early March 2015 15.05 Pre-Release Daily Build

TL;DR Installed the Mar 8 lubuntu 15.04 daily build and sound doesn't work at all, but overall better than a stable release. What can I try? I'm using the newly released Thinkpad X250 which has one ...
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Ubuntu : where to set music volume for better result?

I'm listening to music in Ubuntu using the Clementine music player, with gStreamer ALSA. I can set volume in two places : in the Clementine player itself, or at the OS level in the bottom right ...
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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Sound issue on Xubuntu 14.04.1 when using multiple X window

The issue is that my sound volume setting keeps changing itself whenever I switch X window from my desktop (Ctrl + Alt + F7) to the one I use to run a Wine game (Ctrl + Alt + F8). The setting it ...
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no sound for applications except for Chrome browser

I have a problem with playing audio in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Except for Chrome browser, no software can use audio device. In addition, volume control does not work with headphone (maybe this is another ...
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Kinect v2 drivers for Ubuntu (audio)

Has anybody found any drivers for Kinect v2 for Ubuntu? Specifically I need drivers for the audio (the microphones) of Kinect v2.
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no sound in 14.04 after kernel update to 3.13.0-47

I am running 14.04 32 bit Ubuntu on an old desktop system (ATI RS480). Yesterday, I had a kernel update to 3.13.0-47. At reboot the startup sound came, but after login there was no sound anymore. The ...
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Figuring out which key is the “audio media” key on my keyboard

When looking at my keyboard shortcuts for ubuntu I see that in order to launch my music player I need to press the audio media key but I'm not sure which key that is on my keyboard. On the rightside ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Problem

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my system.My sound card driver is not installed or mis-configured alsa.what can I do to get back my sound card driver working?If you want some more information ask me to ...
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Why can I mute the sound on my PC with my mp3 player which was plugged in via USB?

Xubuntu 14.04 mp3 player: Sansa E280 with Rockbox 1.4.0 It is currently plugged in via its original USB cable. I have Banshee 2.6.2 running. When I press the big button in the middle of the (blue) ...
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Continous humming kind of sound from speakers after dual boot

I have just dual booted my system (added ubuntu over windows 8.1) and I have heard that there might be few hardware malfunctions after dual booting. My speakers just work fine in ubuntu (new os) but ...
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play sound snappy ubuntu

I am playing around with the latest Canonical AMI's on Amazon EC2. Does anyone know of a way to play a .wav file with Ubuntu-Snappy? Will docking one of the apps for Snappy implement some way of ...
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No sound in 12.04. No soundcards detected,

I am having a problem. lspci shows my soundcard but aplay -l will not detect it. However, sound works perfectly in the livecd.
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no sound fluxbox with NVidia GTX750ti

I've a problem with alsa audio and alsa... I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2 Efi mode alsa, alsa-util and fluxbox and I can't get any sound. kodi@mediacenter:~$ grep eld_valid ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 No audio is being produced?

I earlier had a problem of low level of audio. so I tried installing Realtek audio codecs- Linux version,(software installation) Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs Realtek AC'97 Audio Codecs but ...
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No surround sound over HDMI on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not pulse problem)

I decided to write a new question because I cannot find exactly my case on others. I've got a laptop Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420 running smoothly with Elementary 0.3 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). I got ...
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No audio input and non-existing S/PDIF sinks/sources in list

I've installed simple utility for audio recording Sound Recorder, but it won't start recording, as there is only one source: "Master". I use Behringer UMC202 USB audio interface, it has one stereo ...
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Audio not working kubuntu dell xps 13 9343

I am facing audio problems on kubuntu 14.04. I have already removed the fast boot from windows 8. So, That can't be the problem. I was trying this: ...
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FiiO E17 not outputting sound

I have a USB E17 DAC, which works normally on windows, but is having some trouble on Xubuntu. Normal analog audio works, so does HDMI, but for some reason I'm not getting any sound in my device. It ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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Intermittent problems with desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that sometimes (maybe with 20% probability), when I turn on my PC, I face these bugs: Dummy output/no sound card detected If I lock the screen and try to ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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No Sound through Chrome Ubuntu 14.10

So I've just installed Ubuntu 14.1 on my laptop. Sound Won't play through Chrome, but will happily play normally through system sounds and Firefox. Sound settings don't even detect chrome as an ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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pactl load-module module-loopback too loud

So, I wanted to record Five Nights At Freddy's and then when I played the video, my voice was way louder then the game and literally you cant hear the game sound effects, mostly my voice. I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound on HDMI output

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an issue with switching audio output to HDMI when an external monitor (TV) is connected. Here is my setup: I created "udev rule" 10-hdmi_sound.rules in ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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How to change HDMI sound output to internal speakers

I got a ThinkPad S440 and everything works great except for the poor sound quality. With the previous installed default Windows 7 the quality was already bad, even with the Dolby Home Theater ...
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Is there a natural sounding text-to-speech package?

This question was asked here, four years ago: Natural Sounding Text to Speech? However, text-to-speech is something that's still improving and evolving fast, and all of the answers yield software ...
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Sound devices disappear a few minutes after boot

A few minutes after booting Ubuntu, all the sound devices disappear in sound settings (no dummy output, either ) and sound can't be played. The sound works for a short while after a reboot but then it ...
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No sound anymore on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried Renoise on Ubuntu 14.04, but it complained about Jackd and ALSA threads. I installed pulseaudio-module-jack and jackd hoping that it would help. It didn't. Instead I now lost all my sounds ...
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Force the sound through internal speaker

Yesterday I accidentaly dropped my netbook, so now the 3.5mm jack is separated from motherboard. The issue is that ubuntu thinks that headphones are plugged in, is there a way to force the playback ...
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hardware audio keys wont work in unity, but they do in openbox

When I use the volume keys on my laptop the volume does not change on the default desktop environment. However, after I installed openbox, suddenly my volume keys worked! How can I fix my audio keys ...
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VLC media player sound problem

When I skip forward or backward while playing movies the audio goes off while the video still plays. How do I solve it?
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No sound and 'Dummy Output' in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running a dell XPS 13 (developers edition). I had Ubuntu 14.04 from the beginning and for about 2 months everything was working great. After a while, sometimes when i had my earplugs plugged in, ...
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Banshee not playing anything

I just installed Banshee on Kubuntu 14.10 and even though it can import all my music from my hard disk, it doesn't play anything, displaying a cross against each file I try to play. When I start it ...
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Recently installed ubuntu can hear myself through microphone [duplicate]

Ok so i recently installed Ubuntu and i got my headset Logitech g430s and I can hear myself through my headphones when i talk. How can I fix this it's really annoying.
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Ubuntu 14.10 sound is spontaneously muting during playback

When playing media (e.g. TV broadcast from tuner card (VLC), DVD playback (VLC), Google Music(Chrome Browser)), the sound will spontaneously mute after a couple of minutes (say somewhere between 3 and ...